Martin F Bedford – ‘Sheffield Legend’ – Poster and Graphic Artist
Martin F Bedford is a legend on the Sheffield music scene. He has been prolific in creating promotional gig posters and art work for local musicians for over 4 decades. He was an influential figure in helping establish The Leadmill venue and produced their art and promotional materials for 12 years. He has also worked with a range of national and international musicians including Richard Hawley, The Damned, Wilko Johnson, Heaven Seventeen, Nils Logren, Roy Harper, Patti Smith and many, many more. He currently heads the Honey Bee Blues Club – booking and promoting the very best of contemporary blues and Americana music.
The website, launched in February 2019, proudly showcases Martin’s work. In our exceptional Shop you will find a range of posters representing some of the best of his art work and with a special section dedicated to Sheffield Heroes – known and lesser known heroes of our vibrant music scene.
Up Coming Events:
Exhibition at Harley Cafe – Sheffield Heroes and Other Musical Icons
Through May a range of posters will be on display at the Harley Cafe. You can feast your eyes whilst munching on super delicious food, cakes and drinks. Best chips in Sheffield and mighty fine scones!
Location: Harley Cafe, 68 John Street, Sheffield S2 4QU Check Opening Hours at: https://www.harlandcafe.co.uk/
Open Up Artists Open Studios -Exhibition and Sales Event
We’ll be joining Alison Zwaard of Hand Made in Nether Edge for ‘Open Up – Artists Open Studios‘. The focus will, again be, Sheffield musical Heroes (well we’re in Sheffield aren’t we!) and some other musical icons/posters we can’t resist hanging on a wall. 15% of sales from the exhibit will be donated to St Lukes Hospice.
Location: 37 Steade Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield S7 1DS
Saturday 4th, Sunday 5th, Monday 6th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May 2019 – 11 am to 5 pm each day
More event information can be found at: wwwopenupsheffield.co.uk